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john t. arundel 1 september 1841 – 30 november 1919 was an english entrepreneur who was instrumental in the development of the mining of phosphate rock on the pacific islands of nauru and banaba ocean island . williams & macdonald 1985 described …
bantus and pygmies. the earliest inhabitants of the region comprising present-day congo were the bambuti people. the bambuti were linked to pygmy tribes whose stone age culture was slowly replaced by bantu tribes coming from regions north of present-day democratic republic of the congo about 2,000 years ago, introducing iron age culture to the region. the main bantu tribe living in the region .
occidental petroleum corporation often abbreviated oxy in reference to its ticker symbol and logo is an american company engaged in hydrocarbon exploration in the united states, the middle east, and colombia as well as petrochemical manufacturing in the united states, canada, and chile. it is organized in delaware and headquartered in houston.
the ocp group ocp s.a. formerly office chérifien des phosphates is a moroccan based phosphate rock miner, phosphoric acid manufacturer and phosphate fertilizer producer. founded in 1920, the company has grown into one of the world’s largest producers of phosphate and phosphate-based products. ocp has access to more than 70% of the world’s phosphate rock reserves.
the british phosphate commissioners bpc was a board of australian, british, and new zealand representatives who managed extraction of phosphate from christmas island, nauru, and banaba island ocean island from 1920 until 1981.
phosphorite, phosphate rock or rock phosphate is a non-detrital sedimentary rock which contains high amounts of phosphate minerals. the phosphate content of phosphorite or grade of phosphate rock varies greatly, from 4% to 20% phosphorus pentoxide p 2 o 5 . marketed phosphate rock is enriched 'beneficiated' to at least 28%, often more than .
the accurate determination of peak phosphorus is dependent on knowing the total world's commercial phosphate reserves and resources, especially in the form of phosphate rock a summarizing term for over 300 ores of different origin, composition, and phosphate content . 'reserves' refers to the amount assumed recoverable at current market prices and 'resources' refers to estimated amounts of .
in 2015, 27.6 million metric tons of marketable phosphate rock, or phosphorite, was mined in the united states, making the us the world's third-largest producer, after china and morocco. the phosphate mining industry employed 2,200 people. the value of phosphate rock mined was us$2.2 billion.
togo is self-sufficient in basic foodgoods when harvests are normal, with occasional regional supply difficulties. in the industrial sector, phosphate mining is by far the most important activity, although it has suffered from the collapse of world phosphate prices and increased foreign competition.
the small island nation of nauru and its neighbor banaba island, which used to have massive phosphate deposits of the best quality, have been mined excessively. rock phosphate can also be found in egypt, israel, western sahara, navassa island, tunisia, togo, and jordan, countries that have large phosphate-mining industries.
oil and gas dominates the resource sector of the republic of the congo french: république du congo , also referred to as congo-brazzaville, with the petroleum industry accounting for 89% of the country’s exports in 2010. among african crude oil producers in 2010, the congo ranked seventh. nearly all of the country's hydrocarbons were produced off-shore.
the bone valley is a region of central florida, encompassing portions of present-day hardee, hillsborough, manatee, and polk counties, in which phosphate is mined for use in the production of agricultural fertilizer.florida currently contains the largest known deposits of phosphate in the united states
laayoune has a population of 217,732 and is the largest city in western sahara. it is a growing economic hub. economy and status. the city is a hub for fishing and for phosphate mining in the region. in 2010 the country was negotiating a new fishing agreement with europe over offshore fishing.